If I Had a Name Like Annabelle Andrews...

February 17, 2010
By IsobelFree DIAMOND, Hamilton, Other
IsobelFree DIAMOND, Hamilton, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"As long as there is open road, the familiar has the most formidable competitor." - Anonymous


I would make daisy chains
in a grassy meadow,
where I would run barefoot
and get grass stains
on my pink overalls.
I would watch Blues Clues
on Saturday mornings.
I would drink orange juice
with no pulp
and eat Froot Loops,
but never Raisin Bran.
If I had a name like Annabelle Andrews,
I would colour on creamy white paper
with bright crayons.
I would catch snowflakes on my tongue.
I would jump into puddles
with yellow rubber boots.
I would crunch leaves
in the fall.
I would be scared of the dark
but the glow of the nightlight
would make it okay,
and I would hold my mother’s hand
because my name was Annabelle Andrews.


The author's comments:
The writing practice? To describe a character in the format, "If I Had a Name Like _____", and use the subjunctive to describe them, hence all the "ifs" and "woulds".

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on May. 2 2010 at 8:37 am
IsobelFree DIAMOND, Hamilton, Other
71 articles 20 photos 298 comments

Favorite Quote:
"As long as there is open road, the familiar has the most formidable competitor." - Anonymous

Oh, ok. I'm in Ontario. Maybe our times are a little off.

on Apr. 29 2010 at 12:14 pm
Annabell SILVER, Leavenworth, Kansas
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Have you heard the joke about the window? Nevermind, it's too dirty.

the united states. smack dab in the middle actually, kansas.

on Apr. 26 2010 at 5:20 pm
IsobelFree DIAMOND, Hamilton, Other
71 articles 20 photos 298 comments

Favorite Quote:
"As long as there is open road, the familiar has the most formidable competitor." - Anonymous

Um, what country are you in? I'm in Canada.

on Apr. 22 2010 at 7:09 pm
Annabell SILVER, Leavenworth, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
Have you heard the joke about the window? Nevermind, it's too dirty.

No problem. Are you in a different time zone than me? The times on the comments posted look a little messed up if you're not.

on Apr. 22 2010 at 4:30 pm
IsobelFree DIAMOND, Hamilton, Other
71 articles 20 photos 298 comments

Favorite Quote:
"As long as there is open road, the familiar has the most formidable competitor." - Anonymous

Thanks so much! :)

on Apr. 21 2010 at 8:36 pm
Annabell SILVER, Leavenworth, Kansas
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Favorite Quote:
Have you heard the joke about the window? Nevermind, it's too dirty.

This is cute! You did a good job on this assignment.


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